|Service No & Branch||5232 DENT DR-10022|
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|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 31 Mar 1956||Course:|
|Service End:||Retired on 16 Dec 1975|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Cecil Barretto||5232 DENT||Award Date 26 Jan 1976||Announced 26 Jan 1976|
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Wing Commander Cecil Barretto (5232) Dental was commissioned in the Dental Corps in February, 1945. After having had his basic training, he was posted to No. 4 Army Dental Centre at Rawalpindi. After a short spell as a Dental Officer there, he was posted as OIC of 35 Ind Army Dental Centre and served till end of the war in that Dental Centre which was attached to 14 Ind Div. During his stay with 14 Ind Div he carried out dental inspection and treatment of among troops with the exceptional sense of duty and ensured that there was no man day lost among them. After the Second World War he served as Officer Commanding Military Dental Centre at various stations with devotion and selflessness.
Immediately after independence, he was posted to J&K as Officer in-charge No. 8 Military Dental Centre when Indian Army troops were inducted to fight the Pakistani Marauders in J&K State. He performed his duty during the course of his stay there with extreme devotion and unparalleled efficiency.
After he was seconded to the Air Force, he has served at different Air Force Stations with an exceptional good record of service. His professional skill and noteworthy manners of treatment are highly spoken of by all Air Force personnel and their families. At present this officer is commanding Military Dental Centre Panaji which is giving cover to a large number of army troops stationed there. Besides, he is called upon to look after the troops of the other services as and when stationed there.
Throughout, Wing Commander Cecil Barretto has rendered distinguished service of a high order.
|Unit : Military Dental Center, P|
|Reference : GoI19760126|